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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
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IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx

IC 470 is a Double Star in the Lynx constellation. IC 470 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

IC 470
Double Star
  • IC 470 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Its current altitude is 23° above the horizon. See also rise and set times.
  • Given its visual magnitude of 12.93, IC 470 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 10 inches (250mm) or more.
Available Resources for IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx

Photometric information of IC 470

The following table lists the magnitude of IC 470 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).


For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

Digitized Sky Survey image of IC 470

The image below is a photograph of IC 470 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx star
DSS2 image of IC 470 in the Red band.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of IC 470

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of IC 470 are provided in the following table:

07h 23m 31s
+46° 04’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of IC 470 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx.

Finder chart IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx.

Rise ans set times of IC 470 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

IC 470 - Double Star in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 14:48 UTC (altitude: 84.6°)